The key to a beautiful goal is apparently playing Crystal Palace

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Poor Crystal Palace actually had a lead for a moment yesterday. It was 1-0 thanks to Adrian Marriappa's seventh-minute goal.

That fleeting advantage was gone before the end of the first half, however, thanks to two of the nicer strikes you'll see in the Premier League this season.

First, Pajtim Kasami scored the equaliser for Fulham in the 19th minute, taking a lob off his chest on the run and lofting it from the back right corner of the box across to the far left side of the net.

Just before the 45-minute mark, Steve Sidwell volleyed a deflected free kick out of the air and into just about the same spot Kasami's shot landed.

For Fulham, the victory began a welcome winning streak of two after they had previously gone five straight without a victory. For Palace, it was the seventh defeat out of eight matches in what is beginning to look like a doomed relegation campaign for the club.

Kasami's goal also drew immediate comparisons to Marco van Basten's goal for Holland at Euro '88. Watch the video below, and it's easy to see the resemblance.

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